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Ross Reels manufactures their renowned fly fishing gear in Montrose

12/18/14 | By | 42 More
Ross Reels manufactures their renowned fly fishing gear in Montrose

Company uses local employees, rivers to make their reelsThey built the first mass-marketable fly reels back in 1973, and many of those first reels can still be found on America’s best rivers. Ross Reels is highly respected in the fly fishing industry for both its longevity and legendary quality, and the reels just so happen […]

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Building Habitat

12/10/14 | By | 45 More
Building Habitat

Last month, the governing boards of Habitat for Humanity of Montrose County and Habitat for Humanity of the Telluride Region unanimously decided to merge in a move designed to streamline resources and strengthen the organization, newly rebranded as Habitat for Humanity of the San Juans.

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San Miguel County Social Services Director to Retire After 33 Years

11/29/14 | By | 191 More
San Miguel County Social Services Director to Retire After 33 Years

There is not a doubt that Gerstle’s shoes are going to be hard to fill, but he is confident his replacement has what it takes to continue in his footsteps successfully.

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Drug Task Force Big Players on the Block

11/26/14 | By | 241 More

Western Colorado is not insulated from the threat posed by Mexican drug cartels.

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Montrose Rings in the Yuletide Cheer Nov. 28

11/24/14 | By | More

Festivities include a reading of T’was the Night before Christmas, Christmas carolers, and complimentary hot cocoa and cider.

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Virgil Turner Addresses Broadband Field Hearing

11/19/14 | By | More

“We seek to bring together the strengths and capabilities of both the private and public sector to meet the growing demand for Internet bandwidth.”

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Butler Says He’ll Bring Honesty and Integrity Back to Montrose County

10/17/14 | By | 119 More
Butler Says He’ll Bring Honesty and Integrity Back to Montrose County

Butler: A good county commissioner must be a very close partner with all constituents in the county.

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Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

10/17/14 | By | 77 More
Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

Esther Dixon, owner of Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice, is a big fan of herbs and believes in the healing and preventative ability of natural antidotes.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Make Sure You Have Health Insurance for the New Year

Tri-County Health Network (TCHNetwork) says it’s time to make sure your health insurance is lined up for 2015.

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Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

10/15/14 | By | 65 More
Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

Frates has the ability to customize awards, trophies, medals, signs, nameplates, and plaques all to what the customer needs and specifies.

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Montrose Celebrates Colorado’s Cities and Towns Week

10/14/14 | By | More

The community is invited to join the Mayor, City Council members, and staff to enjoy coffee, juice, and donuts at a kickoff celebration on Tuesday, October 21, from 8-9 a.m., in Centennial Plaza.

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Montrose Visitor Center Announces Winter Hours

10/10/14 | By | More

“The change in schedule reflects the fact that visitor numbers decline during the winter months,” said Visit Montrose Coordinator Jennifer Loshaw.

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Transmission Line Rerouting Affects Riverbottom and Cerise Parks

10/09/14 | By | More

Construction has begun on the Tri-State’s Happy Canyon-Bullock Transmission Line through Riverbottom Park and on top of Sunset Mesa, for maintenance and safety purposes.

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Montrose Health Officials Keep Close Watch on Ebola Developments

10/03/14 | By | 154 More

While there have been no identified cases in Colorado at this time, the Montrose County and local authorities are taking appropriate precautions.

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VIDEO | Cheers to Oktoberfest in Montrose

09/29/14 | By | 148 More
VIDEO | Cheers to Oktoberfest in Montrose

William Woody’s farewell video report for The Watch; Montrose, Colorado’s 2014 Oktoberfest, featuring Kipori Woods.

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Delta Teen Charged With Shooting Man in Neck

09/29/14 | By | 200 More
Delta Teen Charged With Shooting Man in Neck

Aaron Cabello-Castro faces charges of felony attempted murder, felony menacing and illegal discharge of a firearm.

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Montrose Family Gets New Home From Habitat for Humanity

09/28/14 | By | More

Fourteen Wells Fargo volunteers will assist with building a new home on Oct. 18.

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Police Believe Man Found in River Drowned

09/22/14 | By | 226 More

Forensic testing is being done to confirm the identity as Monte Edward Harrison of Montrose.

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Sunday Is International Day of Peace

09/19/14 | By | More

Even though seemingly buffered from various national and world concerns, we in Montrose and Colorado can take part in our own way, but act we must.

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Catch Big Sandy at The Barn Saturday

09/10/14 | By | More
Catch Big Sandy at The Barn Saturday

Still touring in support of ‘What a Dream It’s Been,’ this show will revisit gems from the past.

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Kipori Woods Continues to Conquer the Western Slope Music Scene

09/08/14 | By | 98 More
Kipori Woods Continues to Conquer the Western Slope Music Scene

Woods has played noteworthy shows in a range of unique venues, from intimate breweries to the Blues Train, in a change of pace from the Big Easy.

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Cerise Park Invasive Species Removal Project

09/07/14 | By | More

Work to complete the project is scheduled Monday-Thursday, Sept. 8-18, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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VIDEO | Friday Night Lights at Montrose High School

08/26/14 | By | More
VIDEO | Friday Night Lights at Montrose High School

A video time lapse of the Indians’ first game of the season on Friday, Aug. 22.

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Room With a View

08/24/14 | By | 55 More
Room With a View

A capacious loft above Main St. Montrose lets the outdoors in.

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VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

08/21/14 | By | 110 More
VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

The tour was developed to give local officials and residents a first-hand experience of the river since improvements were made.

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Float Highlights River Improvements, Future Visions

08/21/14 | By | 102 More
Float Highlights River Improvements, Future Visions

The tour was developed to give local officials and residents a first-hand experience of the river since improvements were made.

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ElderAdo Financial Honored by ‘Financial Advisor’ Magazine

08/19/14 | By | More

ElderAdo Financial is one of only 12 firms selected throughout Colorado.

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A Sense of Motion Finds a Home in Montrose

08/16/14 | By | 626 More
A Sense of Motion Finds a Home in Montrose

SOM Footwear’s local manufacturing operations of simple, fashionable sneakers are up and running.

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VIDEO | From Crop Dusting to SAR, 45 Years of Service

08/14/14 | By | 370 More
VIDEO | From Crop Dusting to SAR, 45 Years of Service

Every summer, Olathe Spray Service Air Tractor planes and Bell helicopters buzz over rural the farmlands of the Western Slope.

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Valley Manor Care Center Receives Bronze National Quality Award

08/11/14 | By | More

The program assists providers of long term and post-acute care services in achieving their performance excellence goals.

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Positive Real Estate Trends Continue in Montrose Area

08/09/14 | By | 42 More
Positive Real Estate Trends Continue in Montrose Area

At the end of the second quarter in 2013 the median single-family home price was approximately $162,000. This year, that median price is up to $170,000.

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Uncompahgre Tap Water No Longer Fluoridated

08/05/14 | By | 57 More

Officials with the Project 7 Water Authority decide that with American sources of fluoride for drinking water gone, and Chinese chemicals too risky, municipal drinking water will no longer be fluoridated.

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Tularemia Confirmed in Domestic Cats in Montrose County

08/04/14 | By | More

Typical signs of infection in humans are fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, chest pain, and coughing.

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Expanded Colorado Medicaid Health Plan Application Assistance Available

08/01/14 | By | More

In January 2014, Medicaid eligibility guidelines were expanded to include adults, pregnant women, and children.

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ELEVATED | Blossoming Artists, Wildflower Walk, Forest Film

07/31/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Blossoming Artists, Wildflower Walk, Forest Film

Blossoming artists in Montrose, wildflower walk and a forest film in Durango, all in the arts this week.

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Alpine Bank Scholarship for Montrose CMU Students

07/24/14 | By | More

The scholarship is open to part time and full time students with a 2.5 GPA or above.

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Closing Uncompahgre Ave. to Double Green Space Is Explored

07/16/14 | By | More
Closing Uncompahgre Ave. to Double Green Space Is Explored

The plan would transform two city blocks of downtown to open space.

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MONTROSE COUNTY BRIEFS | County Joins Movement to Take Federal Lands Back

07/09/14 | By | More
MONTROSE COUNTY BRIEFS | County Joins Movement to Take Federal Lands Back

Anthony Labato Appointed to MMH Board of Trustees

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Suspected Meth, Cocaine Dealers Arrested

07/08/14 | By | 113 More

Officers arrested Jose Arellano and Leobardo Hernandez after Hernandez sold one ounce of cocaine to a confidential source working with the task force.

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Montrose City Manager Elected to CML Board Secretary-Treasurer

07/06/14 | By | More

The CML Executive Board is comprised of 19 elected officials and key municipal staff members who are elected by the membership at an annual business meeting.

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Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Are a Go

07/03/14 | By | More
Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Are a Go

From Silverton to Telluride and from Ouray to Montrose, fuel moisture levels are high enough to allow for spectacular Fourth of July fireworks displays.

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Survey: Regional Transit Routes Needed, Feasibly, Sustainability Of Such Service Unknown

07/03/14 | By | More

Options presented to Montrose City Ccouncil Tuesday for a regional transit service included a van-pool, bus or mini-coach.

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Brews and Bogeys Opens at Black Canyon Golf Course

07/02/14 | By | More
Brews and Bogeys Opens at Black Canyon Golf Course

Brews and Bogeys is Horsefly’s third location in Montrose, joining their Main Street brewery and the small grill at Montrose Regional Airport.

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Suspected Drive-by Shooter Arrested

07/02/14 | By | More

Roberto Nieto, 30, a resident of the Delta, Montrose area was arrested Tuesday on unrelated charges, according to Lakewood police. He had been wanted since June 22.

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Judges Schum, Greenacre to Retire January 2015

07/02/14 | By | More

To be eligible for appointment to fill the vacancies, applicants must be qualified electors of the Seventh Judicial District and must have been admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years.

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Downtown Montrose at the Heart of Fourth Festivities

07/01/14 | By | More
Downtown  Montrose at the Heart of Fourth Festivities

Wave a flag, drink a beer or shop to celebrate our country’s independence through a slew of activities slated for July 3-5 in downtown Montrose.

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McFarland hearing in Silverton on July 1

06/30/14 | By | More

At the time of the shooting, Thomas Ornelas was out of jail on a $75,000 bond and was awaiting trial this fall for second-degree murder in Mesa County.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Reality Check on Regional Recycling

06/29/14 | By | More

Ever wonder where your recycling goes?

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Montrose Schools Likely to Get State Funds for Improvements

06/26/14 | By | More

The BEST fund was created in 2008 as a way to help with renovation and construction in Colorado schools.

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County Switches to CodeRED for Emergency Notifications

06/26/14 | By | More
County Switches to CodeRED for Emergency Notifications

The system is a high-speed telephone emergency notification system that allows public safety personnel to send messages directly to residents, whether they are home or away.

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Following Marijuana Legalization, Montrose Soils Business Booms

06/25/14 | By | More
Following Marijuana Legalization, Montrose Soils Business Booms

Jeremy Silva’s business is serving as a success story even though he doesn’t actually sell marijuana in any form.

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Henderson, White Approve Majestic Skies Agreement

06/18/14 | By | More
Henderson, White Approve Majestic Skies Agreement

Upon execution of the agreement, Majestic Skies will become a second fixed-base operator at the Montrose Regional Airport.

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Nichols Resigns as DDA Executive Director

06/18/14 | By | More
Nichols Resigns as DDA Executive Director

“It’s a personal decision” for Nichols to move back to his North Carolina farm.

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Montrose First Stop on June 22-28 Bicycle Tour of Colorado

06/16/14 | By | More

More than 650 cyclists from all over the world will participate in the 20th Annual Bicycle Tour of Colorado.

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Welcome Home Montrose Featured on the ‘Glenn Beck Show’

06/15/14 | By | More
Welcome Home Montrose Featured on the ‘Glenn Beck Show’

Beck invited the group to talk about the need to help veterans, and the process involved in opening a center to help those most in need of a fresh start with community-oriented resources.

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In Motion: in Action for 20 Years

06/13/14 | By | More
In Motion: in Action for 20 Years

For 20 years, Montrose native Gary Krabbe has healed the injured from western Colorado and beyond.

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ardens That Thrive Lead to Children Who Love Fresh Food

06/11/14 | By | More

Gardens That Thrive returns for a second year; this year’s workshop is focused on school gardens and curriculum integration.

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Hospital Trustees Seeking Path for West End Critical Access Hospital

06/08/14 | By | More

There are a number of issues, including funding, that are yet to be worked out.

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Beekeeping a Passion and Essential for Local Agriculture

06/07/14 | By | More
Beekeeping a Passion and Essential for Local Agriculture

It is a challenge keeping bees healthy and poison-free.

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Montrose Teen Drowns in Delta County

06/06/14 | By | More

Teen reportedly jumped in to save life of another swimmer.

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A Swim for Survival, and the Fight for a Free Europe

06/05/14 | By | More
A Swim for Survival, and the Fight for a Free Europe

Frank Casias was a young man on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy.

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COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Hang With Dad for a Day!

06/05/14 | By | More
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Hang With Dad for a Day!

First Friday Stroll in Downtown Montrose, June 6, 5:30-8 p.m…OBT Announces Montrose Tourism Updates.

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Spilling Over the Crystal

06/05/14 | By | More
Spilling Over the Crystal

This happens only once in a while. Watch it now.

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ELEVATED | Science and Beauty

06/05/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Science and Beauty

Hubble photography in Montrose, Geek Squad in Telluride, The Lunchbox in Montrose and The Odd Couple: Female Version in Ouray.

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Cerro Trails to Top Over a Mile

06/01/14 | By | More
Cerro Trails to Top Over a Mile

Cycling enthusiasts are invited to volunteer to continue trail building efforts at Cerro Summit on Saturday, June 7.

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Montrose Athlete Heading to South Africa for Powerlifting Competition

05/29/14 | By | More
Montrose Athlete Heading to South Africa for Powerlifting Competition

Words don’t describe how excited I am,” says 21-year-old Jenny Nocas.

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COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Community-wide Gear Swap and Garage Sale

05/29/14 | By | More
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Community-wide Gear Swap and Garage Sale

Participating nonprofit organizations seek donations for the sale.

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Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

05/25/14 | By | More
Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

About 755 acres were outlined in the USFS Burn Plan designed to improve the health of Ponderosa Pine habitat and reduce ground and ladder fuels.

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Memorial Museum Opens in New York, and a Montrose Family Member Is There

05/24/14 | By | More
Memorial Museum Opens in New York, and a Montrose Family Member Is There

Montrose physician Bill Faragher lost his 33-year-old sister when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the building.

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COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Ouray Public Library Summer Programs, Book Sale and More!

05/22/14 | By | More
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Ouray Public Library Summer Programs, Book Sale and More!

Sixth Annual Ouray Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Festival Seeks Applications…23rd Annual Telluride Science Research Center Town Talks..

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SPORTS BRIEFS | Wright Stuff Challenge 5k/10k and Bike Race Fundraiser June 28

05/22/14 | By | More
SPORTS BRIEFS | Wright Stuff Challenge 5k/10k and Bike Race Fundraiser June 28

June 29 Golf Tournament Benefits MHS Girls Basketball…Register for Telluride Foundation July 4 Rundola Now

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Construction Springs to Life

05/15/14 | By | More
Construction Springs to Life

Marked increases in building permits issued and the valuation of those permits, especially in Montrose, Montrose County and Telluride suggest that construction may be on the rebound.

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MONTROSE COUNTY BRIEFS | Ken Norris Interim County Manager After Rick Eckert’s Resignation

05/09/14 | By | More

Chacho, Rackay Appointed to MMH Board of Trustees… County Seeks $2.6 FAA Grant for Commercial Apron Expansion.

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Third Grade TCAP Scores Show Slight Dip Over 2013

05/09/14 | By | More

Testing shows drops in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties’ third-graders’ reading proficiency.

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FBO Hearing Cancelled for Third Time in Montrose

05/08/14 | By | More
FBO Hearing Cancelled for Third Time in Montrose

The cancellation of the May 8 hearing is to allow for further conversations with Majestic Skies and to address public concern.

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Rec District, City Pen IGA To Begin Tax Collection

05/08/14 | By | More
Rec District, City Pen IGA To Begin Tax Collection

Councilors also deny request for de-annexation for city resident.

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FROM THE LINKS | Focus More on Speed Than Line

05/07/14 | By | More

“Stay below the hole!” is a phrase often associated with almost every golf course we all play.

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Montrose Fire Protection District Elects New Board Members

05/07/14 | By | More

The new directors take office at the MFPD board meeting on May 20.

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Who is Putting Our Community at Risk?

Why are the three county commissioners considering another fixed base operation proposal from Majestic Skies out in Florida at our airport when the current FBO barely sells enough fuel to cover their expenses?

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Additional FBO at Montrose Regional Airport?

The Montrose County Board of Commissioners is currently deliberating the addition of a second Fixed Base Operator at the Montrose Regional Airport.

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LiveWell Colorado Kicks Off in Montrose, Mountain Village

05/05/14 | By | More

The Colorado Get Movin’ Challenge provides free online tools to encourage Coloradans to make a concerted and collective effort to be active during May.

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COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Fair Board Seeking Poultry Superintendent

05/02/14 | By | More

Conference Calling for Library Patrons …2014 ROCC Parking Lot Sale Slated for Saturday, May 17

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‘Are You New To Medicare?’ Comes to Montrose Saturday

05/02/14 | By | More

A free Medicare 101 And More program takes place Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m., in the Montrose Memorial Hospital’s basement meeting room, at 800 S. 3rd St., Montrose.

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Montrose Habitat for Humanity to Host Student Volunteers

05/02/14 | By | More

Students are participating in Habitat for Humanity’s national alternative break program, Collegiate Challenge.

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Curtis Robinson, MLC Primary Landowner, Sues City of Montrose

05/02/14 | By | More

Robinson seeks an injunction against the city’s operation of the course while the court determines and enforces “the reciprocal legal relations and duties.”

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Ken Norris to Serve as Interim Montrose County Manager

05/01/14 | By | More

While serving as acting and interim county manager, Norris will continue his responsibilities with the facilities division from the administration office.

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Life of Garret Middleton Celebrated by a City

05/01/14 | By | 99 More
Life of Garret Middleton Celebrated by a City

Hundreds of fellow students, teachers and teammates of 15-year-old left-handed batter Garret Middleton gathered at the Sunset Mesa baseball complex last week to say goodbye.

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SUSHITINI

05/01/14 | By | More
SUSHITINI

Sushitini is Montrose’s Main Street destination for fresh Asian cuisine serving a variety of seafood, soups and salads.

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The Watch’s Samantha Wright Wins Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award

04/30/14 | By | More

Judges selected 85 honorees from nearly 1,800 submissions.

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Suds & Grub Finds Its Inner Tavern

04/28/14 | By | More
Suds & Grub Finds Its Inner Tavern

The once smoke-filled bar known as Suds & Grub is reborn as Town Hall Tavern.

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School Board Report Calls For $22.8 Million Worth of District Improvements

04/25/14 | By | More
School Board Report Calls  For $22.8 Million Worth of District Improvements

Columbine Is the priority, board and staff agree.

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FROM THE LINKS | A Classic Book to Use

04/25/14 | By | More

My favorite book written about golf is Ben Hogan’s Five Fundamentals – The Modern Fundamentals of Golf.

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R&R | High on Horns: 4/20 With Polyrhythmics and Elder Grown

04/23/14 | By | More
R&R | High on Horns: 4/20 With Polyrhythmics and Elder Grown

The arbitrary annual holiday known as 4/20, includes almost every musician and the like-minded fans who flock to see them.

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Majestic Skies Owner Looks to Fill Need at MTJ

04/23/14 | By | 56 More

The man behind Majestic Skies, Larry Danielle, says he doing his best to stay out of the contentious local politics surrounding the proposal and looking forward to filling a need at the airport for a new FBO.

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Niagara Community Garden Almost Complete

04/23/14 | By | More
Niagara Community Garden Almost Complete

Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for April 23.

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City Gears Up for Montrose Earth Week

04/21/14 | By | More

The Montrose City Council has proclaimed Monday, April 21 through Saturday, April 26 Montrose Earth Week Wildlife and Habitat Conservation. Its theme is good stewardship of our wildlife population.

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Planning Commission Set to Review Zoning Amendments

04/21/14 | By | More

Language in the “prohibitive uses” section in the General Agricultural and General Residential districts could be removed if the commission agrees to amend that portion of the county’s zoning guidelines.

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Montrose Poised to Become a Gigabyte City

04/21/14 | By | More
Montrose Poised to Become a Gigabyte City

City voters approved Measure A earlier this month, giving city officials the right to provide broadband, cable, phone and other telecommunication services.

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DOE Issues Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program

04/19/14 | By | More

Uranium exploration, mine development and reclamation will be permitted to continue on 31 lease tracts of land in West End for the next 10 years.

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NEW: Commissioner Henderson Admitted to Hospital

04/17/14 | By | More

Fr: Montrose County News Release
MONTROSE — This morning, Commissioner Ron Henderson was admitted to Montrose Memorial Hospital. He is being treated for a blockage.

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Bob Nicholson Appointed New Mayor of Montrose

04/17/14 | By | More
Bob Nicholson Appointed New Mayor of Montrose

Outgoing Mayor Judy Ann Files congratulated Nicholson before the councilors moved into their new seats on the bench.

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UPDATED: County to Ink Agreement for Second FBO

04/17/14 | By | More
UPDATED: County to Ink Agreement for Second FBO

The Montrose County Commissioners say that FAA Grant Assurance regulations are essentially making the decision that a second FBO will be approved at Montrose Regional Airport.

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Rec Center a Community Win

04/11/14 | By | More

Our community of Montrose won Tuesday night. The favorable vote for a new recreation (community) center shows what a group of dedicated and community minded citizens can do for our community.

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Kipori Woods Trades the ‘Big Easy’ for Montrose

04/10/14 | By | 64 More
Kipori Woods Trades the ‘Big Easy’ for Montrose

Word spreads quickly in Montrose when a new local musician steps into the scene with unprecedented chops and a charisma built upon his developing backstory.

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Accident Claims Life of Soldier Working in Montrose, Injuries Another

04/10/14 | By | More

An accident last Sunday that claimed the life of a National Guard soldier working in Montrose is being called a “tragic loss,” and the 947th Engineer Company stationed in Montrose is planning a memorial service.

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Rec District Moves Forward With CRC Design, Financing

04/10/14 | By | More
Rec District Moves Forward With CRC Design, Financing

The voters have spoken, and the Montrose Recreation District is moving forward in creating a citizen oversight committee for the project.

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New Sewer Projects Keep City Constantly Updating

04/09/14 | By | More
New Sewer Projects Keep City Constantly Updating

Each year the City of Montrose spends $4,375,000 to maintain its water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

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A New Era for the Knights of Pythias Building

04/07/14 | By | More
A New Era for the Knights of Pythias Building

History is the focus, as the 120-year-old Knights of Pythias building’s restoration enters its fourth month; the corner building next to the Fox Theater, where Budget Line Furniture was located for decades.

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Meet the Montrose Police

04/03/14 | By | More

“Coffee with the Cops” occurs the fourth Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Great Harvest Bread Co. on Main Street.

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Jonny Copp’s Dream Lives on in Adventure Film Festival

04/03/14 | By | More
Jonny Copp’s Dream Lives on in Adventure Film Festival

Along with films, the Adventure Film Festival will bring a host of speakers, activities and open discussions to Montrose April 4-6.

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Yes on B! Voters Approve Montrose Rec Center.

04/03/14 | By | More
Yes on B! Voters Approve Montrose Rec Center.

The proposed 0.3 percent city sales tax increase to build a community recreation center in Montrose received 52 percent of the vote versus 47 percent against it.

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Montrose School District Budget Comes Into Focus

03/31/14 | By | More

Until state lawmakers in Denver figure out how much to reduce the “negative factor,” Montrose County RE-1J educators are using an educated guess for the amount of new revenue to be used in the 2014-2015 budget.

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‘Watch’ Marijuana Figures Misleading?

03/28/14 | By | More

I don’t understand how you can argue that the offenses so far this year are “in line with” or are close to last year’s figures.

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Five Perish in Plane Crash at Ridgway State Park

03/27/14 | By | More

A spring break trip was cut tragically short for five travelers from Gadsden, Ala., Saturday, March 22, when the small private plane they were traveling in crashed into Ridgway Reservoir on its final approach to Montrose Regional Airport.

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65 Years Under the Stars

03/27/14 | By | More
65 Years Under the Stars

The Star Drive-In Movie Theater celebrates its survival – and its transition to digital.

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THE BIG BURRITO

03/27/14 | By | More
THE BIG BURRITO

Dan and Michele Pilon have set up and opened their Big Burrito food cart on the edge of east Main Street.

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Ag Water Through Tunnel to Return in Early April

03/26/14 | By | More
Ag Water Through Tunnel to Return in Early April

The 105-year-old tunnel will begin delivering water diverted from the Gunnison River in the first week in April, according to UVWUA manager Steve Fletcher.

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Stricter Performance Reviews Enacted in Montrose Schools

03/25/14 | By | More

The new system is based in part on student performance and test scores, and allows for the dismissal of tenured teachers when performance is low and or for other reasons.

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Commissioners, City Council to Discuss Safety Sales Tax

03/25/14 | By | More

The city intends to request monetary support for the increased costs in what the city must pay to operate the Regional 911 Dispatch Center.

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Montrose Hosts Internationally Acclaimed Adventure Film Festival

03/24/14 | By | More
Montrose Hosts Internationally Acclaimed Adventure Film Festival

Montrose joins forces with climbing capitals – including Chamonix, France; Santiago, Chile; Sydney, Australia; and Asheville, N.C. – to host the internationally acclaimed Adventure Film Festival, April 4-6.

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Moradas of the Southwest

03/20/14 | By | More

Does anyone in this area have a picture of the Montrose Morada? Would you consider loaning me this picture or have a copy that I could present to the City of Montrose for the purpose of naming this park?

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So Far in 2014, Marijuana Offenses in Line With Last Year’s Figures

03/20/14 | By | More

From January through March 2013, there were 13 documented offenses relating to the drug; seven of those cases involved minors. So far in 2014, there have been 17 cases involving marijuana, six of them linked to minors.

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New Testing Begins Shift to All-Digital Assessments

03/19/14 | By | More

Montrose School District moving from national TCAP to Colorado-developed CMAS.

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MHS Student Creates Initiative to Get Teens to Vote

03/17/14 | By | More
MHS Student Creates Initiative to Get Teens to Vote

By the end of the day Thursday, with support from Montrose High School staffers and representatives from the League of Women Voters, he signed up more than 50 students.

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REPORT: Hypothermia ruled cause of woman’s death

03/17/14 | By | More

MONTROSE — Jodie Anne Valerio, the 47-year-old missing person who was found deceased by Montrose County Sheriff’s Office in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau last week, died of hypothermia.

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City Interviewing Two for Golf Position at Black Canyon

03/17/14 | By | More
City Interviewing Two for Golf Position at Black Canyon

After further review of budget expenditures, and recognizing the need for an experienced golf course manager, City Manager Bill Bell said the city carved out an annual salary of $30,000 to $35,000 for a professional.

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Hospital Trustees Begin Anew, Headed in New Direction

03/17/14 | By | More

While there were few substantial decisions made at Tuesday’s meeting, the trustees indicated they intended to perform their duties as a board in a different manner than the previous boards have in the past.

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Regional Transit Service Survey Pitched for Montrose, Telluride

03/17/14 | By | More

Montrose city staff are preparing to go before councils in Telluride and Mountain Village with a proposal to provide the region with a reliable cost-effective public transit system.

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Opening Night Audience Spellbound By ‘A Few Good Men’

03/15/14 | By | More
Opening Night Audience Spellbound By ‘A Few Good Men’

The intense courtroom drama, familiar to those who saw the 1992 film starring Tom Cruise, Demi Moore and Jack Nicholson, takes on fresh life and new immediacy in the stage version now playing in Montrose.

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Body Recovered From the Uncompahgre Plateau Identified

03/13/14 | By | More
Body Recovered From the Uncompahgre Plateau Identified

Body Recovered From the Uncompahgre Plateau Identified

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OBT More Than ‘Just A Funding Source’

03/13/14 | By | More
OBT More Than ‘Just A Funding Source’

With an eye to sales, city ups budget for partnering in creation and promotion of special events.

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Body Recovered From Uncompahgre Plateau

03/12/14 | By | More

Identification is pending an investigation by Montrose County Coroner Dr. Thomas Canfield.

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Councilors: Vote Yes to Make Montrose a Gigabyte City

03/12/14 | By | More
Councilors: Vote Yes to Make Montrose a Gigabyte City

On Tuesday, council urged voters to approve Measure A in April, which will re-establish the city’s right to provide telecommunication services and broadband infrastructure.

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Black Canyon Tourism Brings in Big Bucks

03/10/14 | By | More
Black Canyon Tourism Brings in Big Bucks

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park drew 192,500 visitors to its painted walls in 2012; they dropped roughly $11 million in tourism revenues.

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Man killed in Saturday crash identified

03/10/14 | By | More

According to the Montrose County Coroner’s Office, Michael Alan Wagner, 49, of Fridley, Minn., died of multiple traumatic injuries suffered in a two vehicle motor vehicle collision south of Montrose.

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Got a Hankering for Good Wings? Horsefly Brings the Heat.

01/04/14 | By | More
Got a Hankering for Good Wings? Horsefly Brings the Heat.

For us, the Horsefly Brewing Company in Montrose has become the place to satisfy our wing craving.

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